Suidae


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Related to Suidae: Tayassuidae, Moschidae
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Noun1.Suidae - pigs; hogs; boars
mammal family - a family of mammals
Artiodactyla, order Artiodactyla - an order of hooved mammals of the subclass Eutheria (including pigs and peccaries and hippopotami and members of the suborder Ruminantia) having an even number of functional toes
swine - stout-bodied short-legged omnivorous animals
genus Sus, Sus - type genus of the Suidae
Babyrousa, genus Babyrousa - a genus of Suidae
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Keywords: Artiodactyla, Suiformes, Suidae, Miocene, Siwaliks.
Pilgrim (1926) was the first one who discovered vast divergence in the Siwalik Suidae. The Siwalik suids are represented by some endemic genera like Lophochoerus, Tetraconodon, Hippopotamodon, Sivahyus and Hippohyus, whereas some genera are common in Siwaliks and Europe and other parts of the world like Bunolistriodon, Listriodon, Propotamochoerus, Conohyus and Sus (Pilgrim 1926, Colbert, 1935; Pickford, 1988, Made, 1996).
7.Artiodactyla Suidae is the scientific name for which farm animal?
It affects all members of the Suidae family and is one of the most important pig diseases due to its severe socio-economic consequences for affected countries, the difficulty of preventing spread across country boundaries, and the lack of vaccine and therapeutic control measures.
The family Suidae (Artiodactyla, Mammalia), generally known as boars, hogs, pigs or suids, is part of the superfamily Suoidea along with Tayassuidae (peccaries) (Gongora et al., 2011).
The fauna mainly consists of Artiodactyla (Cervidae, Tragulidae, Giraffidae, Suidae), Perissodactyla (Equidae, Rhinocerotidae), Proboscidea and Primates (Khan et al., 2013).
Listriodon is an extinct genus of the class Mammalia, order Artiodactyla and family Suidae.